One night this summer, I met Pedro Martínez at MLB Network headquarters in New Jersey. “Welcome to my office!” Martínez said.
I started laughing. The idea of Pedro Martínez working out of an office seems so … well, not Pedro Martínez, who always talks about going fishing and escaping to off-the-grid spots he calls “the boonies.” But an office is useful, Martínez said. It’s a place to store the tools of his trade, like matching brown and black Joseph Abboud shoes. See, Martínez has entered a new career phase. He is a talking head. …read more